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La Plaza del Mercado Santurce

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Wow! if you can't find something that you like to eat here, you won't find it anywhere. There are... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
beachcruizer77
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Stoughton, Wisconsin
Basic market and street vendors

Typical Caribbean market, nice place to grab local trinkets and taste local food samples. Vendors... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MrsBlackson
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Brooklyn, New York
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Sep 17, 2018
“Great place to buy fruits and vegetables during the day, eat there at night”
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Baldorioty de Castro Highway, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Typical Caribbean market, nice place to grab local trinkets and taste local food samples. Vendors are very friendly and helpful. Thanks to my language translator app I was able to communicate

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MrsBlackson
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This is an old market where you can buy local and imported fruits and vegetables during the day. Visit at night for great restaurants and amazing night life. It is two different places depending on when you visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 23 July 2018

If you've never seen a real tropical farmers market, it's interesting during the day. The restaurants and locals shop here for fresh goods. After dark however, the plaza behind the market is surrounded by excellent cheap fish restaurants. The plaza itself is unremarkable, but has...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank SanJuanExpert
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This farmer’s market offers lots of fruit options as well as breakfast pastries, smoothies, and coffee. I bought some great cigars there for myself and my family back home. We all loved them.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank MullerMaPhillip
Reviewed 5 March 2018

"La placita" offers a lot of choices for tourists to share with the local people. Restaurants like Boronia, El Chicharon, ASERE and others offers local plates with exquisite preparation. La Alcapurria Quema offers one unique food from Puerto Rico, "Alcapurria" made with Yuca is excellent...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rafype
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a must if you love Night-Life. During the day you can buy fresh vegetables and fruits or eat at any of the many restaurants, but at night it is a different thing. Friday nights this area is packed. It is really full of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank reggaemig
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

You can go to La Placita during the day to buy fresh produce, coconut water, fruit shakes. If you want drinks there are plenty of options. At night it turns into a hive of locals and visitors all enjoying themselves. A must see.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Passport509429
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Wow! if you can't find something that you like to eat here, you won't find it anywhere. There are so many food choices! It's a bit noisy, so if you were looking for a quiet evening out, this isn't the place.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank beachcruizer77
Reviewed 17 January 2017

La Plazita as known by locals is a great way to spend a Friday night . happy hours, different bars to choose from , fine and informal dinning options. Local Music and food to choose from. the only limitation is Parking space is limited

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank maryperez2016
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Just for a stroll in the evening, nice area with lot of restaurants and to drink a mojito,,,, thats all!, good atmosphere and something typical among locals and tourists when in Puerto Rico.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Gabilondo72
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